Help Wanted: Transfer Station Facility Attendant, Moultonborough, NH - Full Time

June 21, 2023


Full-Time Transfer Station Facility Attendant: Duties include assisting users in proper disposal of solid waste materials and recyclables; operate forklift, skid steer, loader, and other equipment; clean, service and maintain fixed and moving equipment and physical plant. Preferred candidate will have mechanical abilities, knowledge of and ability to operate heavy equipment (forklift, loader, skid steer), ability to understand complex waste management regulations, exhibit tact and diplomacy in dealing with customers. Valid driver’s license, and current NHDES Level 1 Certification (or ability to obtain same w/in 12 months of hiring). An annual salary range commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Detailed information, including the job description, and application are available on the Town website, under Employment- View job description on town website.

Submit cover letter, resume, and job application to Angela Bovill, 6 Holland Street, PO Box 139, Moultonborough, NH 03254, or email Position open until filled. EEO Employer.



Performs the routine daily operational duties of the resource recovery park and recycling facility in conformance with the Moultonborough Resource Recovery Park Waste Management Facility Ordinance. The Facility Attendant insures the orderly, safe and efficient use of the town transfer and recycling facility by residents and/or taxpayers.


  • Coordinates and assists users in the proper separation and placement of materials in appropriate receptacles and/or areas.

  • Perform maintenance on equipment and machinery as directed by the Facility

  • Insures users of the facility have proper permits and have paid appropriate fees when required for disposal of appliances, tires, demolition and any other fees designated by the Board of

  • Operates facility equipment, as required, in daily waste management

  • Cleans, services and maintains equipment as

  • Maintains transfer station and recycling center in a clean, orderly and safe manner at all times.

  • Assures safety protocols to ensure the public’s

  • May act as the Facility Supervisor in his/her

  • Display tact and diplomacy in directing users of the


Performs other duties as directed by the Facility Supervisor.

Performs other related duties as requested and can be assigned to other divisions within the department as needed.


Education and Experience

High School Diploma or GED equivalent.

NH DES Solid Waste Operator and Weighmaster Certification within 1 year of hire. Valid Driver’s License required, current CDL desirable.

Or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills and ability.

 Preference given to those with experience.

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of and the ability to operate and maintain all transfer station and recycling equipment.

  • Ability to read, learn, interpret, and enforce pertinent waste management regulations, ordinances and

  • Ability to operate all machinery and equipment in a safe and orderly

  • Possess a good understanding of the town waste management ordinance, NH DES regulations and must be able to advise users of separation and recycling




  • Must possess, and maintain, a current State of New Hampshire DES Solid Waste Operator certification level one (1) or higher and Weighmaster Certification or ability to obtain said certifications within one (1) year of


Loader, fork lift, balers, compactors, skid steer, snow plow truck, hand tools and other maintenance tools and equipment.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb and balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk, see or hear. Heavy lifting/pushing of 75 pounds or more is regularly required. Required to perform heavy physical labor.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions, extremes in temperature, humid conditions; vibrations, moving mechanical parts, sharp blades, instruments and other sharp objects, fumes, gases or airborne particles, strong odors, blood borne pathogens or other diseases, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, burns and explosion. The noise level in the work environment is loud. The employee may be exposed to mental stress.


External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case by case basis.

This Job description does not constitute an employment agreement or contract between the employer and the employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.